Obituary of Carl R Yale
Carl R. Yale
July 3, 1932 – September 24, 2021
Carl R. Yale, 89, of Dunkirk, NY passed away Friday morning at the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk.
He was born on July 3, 1932 in Brockport, NY the son of the late Leonard and Violet (Brown) Yale.
Carl was a true Patriot serving more than 22 years in U.S. Marine Corps retiring as a Major, he participated in both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He received many medals during his commission in the Marines. Navy Commendation Medal with “V”; Presidential Unit Citation; Good Conduct Medal with 2 Stars; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; National Defense Service Medal with 1 Star; Korean service Medal with 3 Stars; Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Star; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Devise are some of his awards.
Carl was the Vice Commandant of the former U.S. Marine Club in Sheridan. He loved animals especially Great Danes.
Surviving are his loving companion, Theresa “Terry” Ibach of Dunkirk, NY; four children, Sherlynn, Douglas, Gregory and Jody Yale all of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, colleen Yale of Buffalo, NY.
In addition to his parents Carl was preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard Jr., Robert and Keith Yale.
Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel, 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 6 to 8 PM, where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10 AM. Interment will be made in the Mt Carmel Cemetery, Silver Creek.
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